Deep dive into Vue state management

Written by Filip Rakowski

Every Vue application has its state but managing it simply and predictably can be hard. There are many approaches to state management in modern front-end development and it’s easy to get lost in all the available patterns and libraries.

In this post I’ll try to go deep into state management patterns and tools as well as the reasoning behind their existence. This article is very in-depth but I guarantee you that there is at least one thing that you will learn from it.

Optimizing third-party libraries

Part 4 of 4 in our Vue.js Performance series.
Written by Filip Rakowski

It’s been a while since we published last part of Vue Performance series. I hope you had a chance to apply everything you already learned in your projects and make them faster! If you have read previous articles you already know perfectly how lazy loading works, how to code-split routes and components, and how to manage asynchronous loading in elegant way but we still haven’t covered the aspect that influences bundle size the most - third party libraries. This article is all about them!

How to Load Third-Party Scripts in Nuxt.js

Written by Alexander Lichter

Introduction

Almost every modern web application is using some kind of dependency, even besides the preferred JavaScript framework.

While most of the dependencies are available through NPM, many of them also provide a link to a CDN (Content Delivery Network) version so it can be included in any project without additional efforts or build steps.

But there is also a fair amount of popular third-party libraries that don't provide an NPM package and rely fully on being implemented via the script tag. Common examples are newsletter integrations, contact forms, and the Stripe SDK to process payments.

Prepare for Vue.js 3

Written by Alex Kyriakidis

The new version of Vue.js is right around the corner. As of today, Vue 3 is in pre-alpha version and the source code is available on GitHub, under the vue-next branch.

There's been a lot of fuss about the new version of Vue.js, and specifically about the new Composition API. If you have never heard of it, you can take a look at the slides from my talk, Vue 3 and the Composition API, that I presented at Vue Toronto recently. (video of the presentation is coming soon!)

Exciting new features in Vue 3

Written by Filip Rakowski

In the previous article we learned about the performance improvements that Vue 3 will bring. We already know that apps written in the new major version of Vue will perform very well but performance isn’t the most important part. The thing that matters most to us developers, is how the new release will affect the way we write our code.

As you could expect, Vue 3 brings a lot of new exciting features.

Vue.js Router Performance

Part 2 of 4 in our Vue.js Performance series.
Written by Filip Rakowski

Lazy loading of vue-router routes and common gotchas

In the previous article, we learned about the concept of lazy loading and briefly understood how webpack bundling works under the hood. With a good understanding of basics, we can see how to apply this knowledge in a real-world Vue application. The trick you will earn today could dramatically decrease your bundle size in just a few minutes. Feel excited? Let’s see what it is!